Gabe Levin Out For Season With Knee Injury
The junior averaged 12.2 points and 6.2 rebounds prior to his injury.
Long Beach, Calif. - Long Beach State Men's Basketball head coach Dan Monson announced Tuesday that Gabe Levin, who has been out with injury since Jan. 1, has undergone surgery to repair a fracture in his knee and will miss the remainder of the 2016-17 season.
"Gabe underwent successful season ending knee surgery today. Although this is a huge blow to our basketball team, we are thankful that the long term prognosis for Gabe is a full recovery. We look forward to having him back in uniform next year," said Monson.
Levin played and started in 16 games this season for Long Beach State, leading the team in rebounding and placing second in scoring over the team's non-conference schedule.
Scoring 12.2 points per game and averaging 6.2 rebounds per game, Levin also scored in double-figures twelve times and recorded three double-doubles on the year, including two in back-to-back games against No. 5 North Carolina and No. 12 Louisville.
Prior to the season, Levin was one of two 49ers named to the seven-player Preseason All-Big West Team.
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